The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries administers the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001. This legislation gives the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Queensland powers to deliver animal welfare services. This audit will examine the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries’ engagement with RSPCA Queensland, and how well the department manages that engagement.

Audit Objective

This audit will assess the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries' agreement for RSPCA Queensland to deliver services and exercise powers under the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001, and how well the department manages those arrangements.

Who we might audit
  • Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Parliamentary Committee
State Development and Regional Industries Committee
Audit status
In progress
Anticipated tabling: July-Sept 2021